Greater London
£9.80 per hour
Part-time, Temporary
Job description
  • Sessional Dementia Support Workers
  • £9.80 per hour
  • Location: Orpington and surrounding areas (London Borough of Bromley)

Help people with dementia to live well in their homes and communities, in a rewarding job with a local charity, supporting local people. MindCare Dementia Support is looking for Dementia Support Workers to support people living with dementia across Bromley borough, with a particular need in Orpington and surrounding areas.

You will be required to work in people’s homes for sessions of 3-4 hours at a time. This may involve:

  • engaging clients in activities to help them maintain everyday skills
  • support with daily living activities

You will be spending quality time, building trusting relationships, providing one-to-one support to people with dementia and, in many cases, giving family carers a much needed break.

We provide a respite service 7 days a week from 8:00 am – 11:00 pm.

What We Need From You

The qualities we are looking for include:

  • good communication skills
  • patience
  • sensitivity
  • reliability
  • flexibility
  • ability to use initiative

You will have an interest, and perhaps some personal or work experience, in supporting older people. A full driving licence, use of a car and knowledge of the local areas are desirable.

Successful applicants will be expected to:

  • undergo an Enhanced level Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check
  • attend a 3-day induction

We Can Offer You

  • Regular work depending on your availability
  • Mileage costs and holiday pay
  • A full induction and ongoing training and regular supervision
  • High level of job satisfaction, working as part of a committed team.

Deadline for applications:

9:00am on Monday 30th March 2020

Likely interview dates:

Thursday 16th and Friday 17th April 2020

To Apply

Please read the attached Job Description and Person Specification carefully and then email us your completed application form.

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Refreshed on: 26 February 2020
Closed date: 17 March 2020
Tags: Support Worker, Care Management

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